Understanding Afro-Puerto Rican and Other Afro-Latin@ Cultures



If you haven’t read or heard about this book and you are interested in ourstory, you’ve got a hole in your bucket. The Afro-Latin@ Reader is edited by Miriam Jiménez Román, Executive Director of afrolatin@ forum, a research and resource center focusing on Black Latin@s in the United States. And Juan Flores, Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. His most recent works include The Diaspora Strikes Back: Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning, and From Bomba To Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino IdentityThe Afro-Latin@ Reader is essential reading for anyone studying the history and culture of Afrodescendants in the U.S. Below is a description of the book taken from its page at Amazon.com.

The Afro-Latin@ Reader focuses attention on a large, vibrant, yet oddly invisible community in the United States: people of African descent from Latin America…

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